It is shocking that as I write this blog over 3,000 children are pining for the love and attention many of us take for granted. All they want is a normal home life. As it is National Adoption Week I … Continue reading Running for Change
It is a pleasure to know that our national flag lives to fly another day. I thought there was a distinct possibility it would be as dead as a dodo on Friday. I had looked at alternatives being mooted and … Continue reading Move Over St George The Union Flag Lives Another Day
The lights will be going out in our home tonight to allow us to reflect and remember those who lost their lives in the “Great War” as my grandpa called it. He was one of the lucky ones to return … Continue reading Light A Candle Tonight – Lest We Forget
I am mystified at our inability to monitor people at risk from Ebola virus coming to this country. I have just gone through a series of hoops to have my dog immunised for travel in Europe. I now have a … Continue reading Call for more vigilence and screening to control Ebola threat
I did a double take when I saw a backwards clock at the Binfield slow networking event at the Stag and Hounds on Friday. All became clear when I discovered it was part of a five minute stress busting presentation … Continue reading Time Stood Still At Binfield
When we went to Malaysia for daughter’s wedding I excitedly took pictures of the plane, shops Malaysian style and twin towers. When we flew over far flung places there was excitement and thrill – no doubt the passengers on the … Continue reading Heartless Broadcasts Adding To MH17 Anquish
Are entrepreneurs born or made. I had a chance to find out this week at the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy Awards ceremony. I discovered amazing home grown talent. What’s your view? Continue reading Trendsetter at last!
Berkshire MP Theresa May must be quietly satisfied this morning at the prospect of more females to stimulate discussion in cabinet. Hers has been a lone and strident voice for a long time and it is likely that the former … Continue reading Has the glass ceiling at Westminister shattered today?
I thought I was barking mad when I saw my little Cavalier King Charles copying me working on my computer . She already likes watching tv and is especially fond of Lady and the Tramp which she watches in its … Continue reading Paws for thought
The fog has lifted. All is clear. It hasn’t taken long to realise why Home Secretary Theresa May recently told Berkshire Bosses that the Home Office was working out ways of reducing the red tape for UK based Chinese companies … Continue reading China Joins Nuclear Fuel Race – What Does The Voice of Berkshire Business Think?
Being Home Secretary can be the poisoned chalice in government and those those that take it on generally age before their time. They also don’t have much time for their local constituency and have to leave that job to others. … Continue reading Theresa May Accepts The Poisoned Chalice
As if Quantitative Easing wasn’t enough, the Blogosphere is buzzing with the notion that the Government should use a financial aid tactic called the Bradbury Pound. Apparently in the summer of 1914, the Government issued Treasury notes signed by … Continue reading Bring back the Bradbury Pound